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SNAPPED: Train Explodes in Summit County

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah. — The North Summit Fire Service District (NSFD) responded to a Union Pacific train engine explosion at 3 a.m. Saturday morning. Uinta County Fire and Summit County ambulances also responded, but fortunately no one was injured. Cause of explosion is under investigation.

A series of images from the explosion were posted to North Summit Fire’s Facebook page, it was shared about 499 times, and counting.

The NSFD is a volunteer fire department that serves a large territory including the towns of Henefer, Echo, Coalville, Upton, Hoytsville, and Wanship.

According to NSFD’s website, “Our response area goes from mile marker 150 on I-80 to the Wyoming border, from the Morgan County line to just outside of Peoa. It includes two freeways, railroads, two large reservoirs, the Weber River and many private and public recreation areas.”

 

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